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. government officials are trying to promote use of renewable energy. they introduced a feed, for f.i.t. system, and applies to japanese utilities to buy green energy at prices well above market rates. and, the head of energy and infrastructure for kpmg japan. she shared her views with nhk world's correspondent. >> thank you so much. >> my pleasure. >> three months on from the new ruling, what is your assessment of the impact on the growth of the renewable energy market? >> the government has announced, that, as of the end of august -- the application or approval of the renewable -- energy, ibps, which is a, japanese government, is 1.3 in two months. since the beginning of july. and then what they're expecting for the first year is to -- 2.5 gigawatts. which means in two months, we already passed 50%. of what they're expecting. this really indicates -- the government f.i.t. program was attractive enough. to induce a lot of -- a new entry into the market. >> japan aims to expand its green industry into a $10 trillion market by 2020. even companies outside the energy business, such as telecom ope
, but have not occurred yet? addressing our energy crisis, addressing the environmental crisis, addressing the skills and jobs crisis. how are going to pay for that? how're you going to get it done? tavis: do you think senator obama when he became president and try to hold on to the pledge to reform washington, how naive was he in thinking he could overturn a system that is more and more controlled by lobbyists? >> well, i wonder. you know, he had the right message. it galvanized the country. he had of course tremendous popularity at the beginning but he brought a lot of these interest groups right back into government as he came in in 2009. too much wall street, too much of the private health insurers. i think this was a lost opportunity. maybe he thought, as he said, that a lot of compromise was going to be possible but we needed actually not exactly compromise but we needed a president to to mobilize the american people, keep demobilize, so the special interests would back off. we did not get as far as we need to go. at that point, after i think some missteps or lost opportunities at th
new sources of energy here in america, that we change our tax code to make sure we're helping small businesses and companies that are investing in the u.s., that we take some of the money that we're saving as we wind down two wars to rebuild america and that we reduce our deficit in a balanced way that allows us to make these critical investments. it ultimately will be up to the voters which tafpath we take. are we going to double down on what help is into this mess or do we embrace a new economic patriotism that says america does best when the middle class does best. i'm looking forward to having that debate. >> this is a very tender topic. i've had the occasion of meeting people across the country. i was in dayton ohio and a woman grabbed my arm and said, i have been out of work since may. can you help make westmark yesterday was a rally in denver. a woman came up with the baby in her arms. she said, i has been as had four jobs in three years, part-time jobs. we just lost our home. can you help us? the answer is, yes, we can help. but it is when it take a different path, not the o
't believe there is any human being that if he puts 100% of his time, effort, and energy into achieving a goal that it can't happen. i simply don't believe that. for people that say they never can, your faith is weak and you don't deserve to achieve it. anybody with the right amount of skill, effort, energy, and ingenuity can accomplish anything. tavis: i don't believe everybody is as gifted as you are. >> they don't have to make it this way in music. they can make it this way and marketing, journalism, so many different things. photography, directing. some people spend so much time focusing on the gift that other people have the day don't ever take acknowledgement to the gifts they have been blessed with. that is a waste of talent. tavis: given a significant portion of what your base is, i believe in hard work is one of the ingredients that go along with being successful. i think there are institutional and structural barriers to keep people from being able to elevate no matter have gifted or talented they might be. to that particular course of your base that is stuck in poverty, what
at the kitchen table and spend his energy and passion for two years fighting for obama care instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> i have my own plans, not the same as simpson-bowles but in my view the president should have grabbed it if he wanted to make adjustments take it, go to congress and fight it. >> that's what we have done, make adjustments and putting it before congress right now, $4 trillion plan. >> you have been president four years, you have been president four years, you said you would cut the deficit in half, we still have trillion dollars deficits, a we will be have a trillion-dollar deficit each of the four years if you are reelected we will get to a $20 trillion debt. >> rose: it will be seen if romney can keep up the momentum. we begin this evening with analysis of chris matthews of msnbc, welcome. >> thank you, charlie. >> rose: as you watched the debate last night, what was your reaction to what you were seeing, b, why do you think it was that way, and, c, where are we going from here? >> well, i think governor romney knew it would be a wide open format a
of your life? >> one of them. >> i cannot really explain, the amount of life, positivity, musical energy. it is impossible not to be happy about being part of that experience. and we got to share the stage with so many musicians that we respect. >> at just 20 years old, surprisingly, they were not the young is musicians on the train. there is a californian, who was only 15. what have you learned? >> everything. everything about music. you can literally just do anything you want with it and with anyone. >> the train has everything from a yoga teacher to a meeting room in a luggage wagon. journalist and former david cameron speechwriter was involved in raising money for the trip. about half the cost was made -- paid by the london 2012 cultural olympiad, which supported events celebrating the olympic and paralympic games. >> you want the artist to feel comfortable and not be worrying about the hotels and all that, but there has been a lot of planning. >> the job six years ago was from a country famous for its culture and music, but today, it is in chaos after a coup in the capital in which
at the kitchen table, and spend his energy and passion for two years fighting for obamacare instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> the irony is that we've seen this model work really well, in massachusetts. because govern romney did a good thing, working with democrats in the state to set up what is essentially the identical model, and as a consequence, people are covered there. it hasn't destroyed jobs. when govern romney stood on the stage with other republican candidates for the nomination, and he was asked, would you take $10 of spending cuts for just $1 of revenue. economy said no. >> i have my own plans. it's not the same as simpson-bowles but in my view the president should have grabbed it. if he wanted to make adjustments to it, go to congress and fight for it. >> that's what we've done, made adjustments to it and putting it before congress right now. >> you've been president four years. you said you'd cut the deficit in half it's now four years later we still have trillion dollar deaf surkts the ceo says we'll have a trill un-- trillin dollar debt. >> govern romney w
at the kitchen table, and spend his energy and passion if fighting for obamacare for two years instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. it has killed jobs. >> if you appeal obamacare, and have become fond of the term, if you repeal it, the seniors right away would pay $600 more in prescription care. >> at times barack obama looked weary. as the dust settles, both sides will be fixated on the polls, with two more encounters still to come. bbc news, washington. >> a classics by ring in action or a common criminal case of smuggling? moscow insists there's no espionage after 11 people were charged in the u.s. with illegally exporting high-tech components with potential use in military systems to russian security agencies. one of them, and owner of companies in texas and moscow, was charged as operating in the u.s. as an unregistered agents of the russian government. real case?re's a >> at this stage they're not getting into the legal issues. they were just pointing out at a meeting this morning, one of the deputy foreign ministers pointed out that in his opinion the charges we
's energy policy. >> there is limited amount of corn now. and ethanol is still a big buyer. >> reporter: under present circumstances that seems no easy task. a live stock former in nebraska. he has 60 of his 300 head of cattle. to minimize feed costs he now uses less corn in big mixes. so, he is a republican. he is not demanding that the corn restrictions be lifted. >> we are using this right hereafter the ethanol is taken out. to me it is a plus. it is a plus. i am not an advocate of throwing ethanol out the window. >> he is growing corn for live stock feed. while shipping the grain for ethanol use. thanks to the government policy, corn for bioethanol fuel is a key source of stable income for farmers. and since many farmers, the republican party, finding it difficult to press for a change of policy. beef supplies are expected to dwin dwindle in the u.s. this winter. pushing up prices even higher. and take preventative action is likely because beef prices to rise and grain prices to soar worldwide. >>> people in japan's northeast are focused on overcoming the challenges of the 2011 disa
atomic energy agency plan to begin their survey later this month. they will study forests within 20 kilometer thousands of the fukushima plant. the government has designated most area as a no entry zone. researchers will look at rivers that collect spring water from underground. they will measure the levels of radioactive material and other substances in soil and waumenter for 20 years. they hope to predict how the contaminant spread and the impact on human habitats. >>> an old tale of love moved an audience in moscow. it tells the story of two of people who meet and form a strong connection. even though their countries were waging war. nhk reports. >> reporter: the story takes place in western japan during the japanese war in 1904. a russian soldier has an eye injury. he has been transported to a hospital in the city. at first he closes himself off off to the japanese. but tender care from a japanese nurse, makes his resolve. >>> eventually the two fall in love. the idea for the musical was catched after a russian gold coin that is more than 100 years old was discovered in the pref
say that brooklyn today sort of represents the urban energy of 21st century new york city. our audience is very young. they're very diverse. they're ready to be challenged. they're adventurous. and i think that that's sort of the vibe and the whole attitude of brooklyn. so the sports, the culture, everything that's happening sort of fits together right now. it's the brooklyn moment. >> rose: and people when they think new york, you want them to think brooklyn? >> yeah. and i think that people are thinking brooklyn. because of all of this energy that we just talked about. because there is this sort of edge and attitude that is brooklyn. and i think bam has been a large part of sdwrooifing that revitally sags. >> rose: everybody that knows brooklyn knows bam and when you think about brooklyn you think about bam because it's always been a cull cultural center for thinking about what's going on. >> well, it's interesting to hear them talk about the fact that there was a disaster in the region and they had to really try to move forward to enhance the economy and culture of the regio
to work. developing our own energy resources could create hundreds of jobs on the south side. we have the skills, workers. all we need is a chance to work. the uranium mining is done safely around the world. if it can be done safely in virginia, i am for it. >> many virginia residents have expressed concern about the dangers uranium mining poses to drinking water, air quality, fishing, and tourism. they say allowing mining of one of the uranium deposit already identified open the door for exploration of other sites across the state. now almost all major cities have passed resolutions opposing lifting the ban. we are joined by the former director of the virginia department of the garments of quality robert burnley. he is now an environmental consultant. he is also an advisor to the alliance for progress in southern virginia. for viewers and listeners around the country and world, talk about the significance of what you're dealing with here in virginia. >> what is going on is an experiment. uranium has never been mined ore processed in this part of the country before. it has always been
am not teaching the class because i am expanding a lot of energy on you. there is not much we can do here. i would thank you to find a class that you would prefer to be and. i will speak to whomever. we will get you all settled. he said, i do not want to leave. i said, mr. cho, this is not call may, column b. i am saying you have to leave my class. can i help the goes and where else? he said, i do not have to do anything. i said, let me try this one more time. either you or i will not be in class next thursday. one of us will be gone. if i have to keep you in class, then i will resign, and that will solve that. if virginia tech has to make a choice between you and me, i daresay i think they will keep me, but we will have to see. and i meant it. hi went to my department head and i had been dealing with the fact that there was just something wrong here, but mostly it would disrupting my class. i have had students who had difficulties. i have taught a student that had threats. i have taught alcoholics. i have taught ex-soldiers. this was very different and why was not going to subject m
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